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Husband, children find reasons to be thankful amid sorrow

Even in her final days Margaret McMillin found much to be thankful for. Good knees were one. ———— Except for over the Internet, Keith and Margaret McMillin had never even seen the house that would become their home on Chamblee Drive when they moved from Texas to Batesville in 2005. “That’s what’s known as faith,” Keith said with a laugh. …

In Other News

Man wanted for DHS fraud

Using fraudulent information to gain state assistance from the Department of Human Services in July has resulted in a felony …

C-Ridge approves contracts

NEWARK — The Cedar Ridge School Board in a brief meeting Nov. 18 hired personnel and approved business contracts. Erica …

Prayer shawl group to meet

BETHESDA — The Prayer Shawl group at Bethesda Campground Methodist Church is now meeting at 6 p.m. on the first …

Honor Rolls – Southerner Achievers

SOUTHSIDE — The students listed below made the Southerner Achiever list for the first nine weeks of the 2014-15 school …

Thanksgiving Recipes

Taste of Home Pumpkin Pie Dip 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened 2 cups confectioners’ sugar 1 cup canned …

News of Other Days

Editor’s note: This column ran previously in the Guard on June 16, 1995.

Thanksgiving gospel concert planned

MOUNTAIN VIEW — Pam Setser and Donny Catron will perform from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the White Oak …

Zoo’s gift shop offers unique plush animals

LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock Zoo’s Safari Trader gift shop will have a blow-out Black Friday sale with all plush …

Sports

Pioneers earn 5th straight playoff semifinal

The Batesville Pioneers started their Thanksgiving week a little early with good news from Little Rock, then they delivered on …

Scot basketball teams swept by AMC foes in Missouri

PARKVILLE, Mo. — Trailing Park University by 13 points with 3:01 remaining Saturday night, the Lyon College men’s basketball team …

Lady Southerners start district play with road win

STUTTGART — The Southside Lady Southerners defeated the Stuttgart Lady Ricebirds 43-16 Friday in their first 4A-2 District game and …

Lady Pioneers fall twice in Searcy

SEARCY — The Batesville Lady Pioneers fell to 0-3 with two losses in the Searcy Bank Classic over the weekend, …

Sports Calendar

Upcoming sporting events in Batesville and the surrounding area for Monday, November 24 – Tuesday, November 25, 2014.

’Noles top ’Katz 14-7 in 3A playoffs

OSCEOLA — The Melbourne Bearkatz couldn’t find the end zone again Friday after making a late charge in their 3A …

Scaggs, Hance help Pioneer defense deliver on promise

Senior cornerback Sam Scaggs and senior outside linebacker Wes Hance have helped the Batesville Pioneer defense shine brighter than anyone …

Benefit account set up for Max Rucker, family

An account for Max Rucker and his family has been set up at First Community Bank, announced Dr. Jeff Angel …